Klipsch R-52C vs. Dayton Audio MK442T

Klipsch R-52C Center Channel Speaker vs. Dayton Audio MK442T Tower Speakers
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Klipsch R-52C Center Channel Speaker

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Dimensions (H × W × D)

7.30” × 18.75” × 7.60”
185 mm × 476 mm × 193 mm

A center-channel companion to Klipsch’s R-series home theater speakers. Its dual woofers and horn tweeter are optimized to deliver clear voices and center-channel effects.

Dayton Audio MK442T Tower Speakers

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Dimensions (H × W × D)

38.10” × 8.00” × 12.00”
968 mm × 203 mm × 305 mm

These tower speakers from Dayton use a quarter wave transmission line enclosure, a classic speaker design that allows deeper low-end extension without massive drivers, or accompanying problems such as distortion or port noise. A forgiving dispersion profile allows for very good off-axis response.

Comparisons

  • The front face of the Dayton Audio MK442T is approximately 122.68% larger than that of the Klipsch R-52C.
  • The depth of the Dayton Audio MK442T is approximately 57.89% deeper than that of the Klipsch R-52C.
  • The spatial volume of the Dayton Audio MK442T Tower Speakers is approximately 251.61% greater than that of the Klipsch R-52C Center Channel Speaker.

Please Note: the above comparisons are based on the dimensions of a bounding rectangle that would fit the front face of a speaker, or in the case of volume, the comparisons are based on a box that would fit the entire speaker. The measurements will not factor in individual differences such as curves or other variations in the speaker shape. Do not use these measurements as an estimate of the internal speaker volume.

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